Monday, September 15, 2008

new brooches

i have been scavenging bits of antique jewelry at garage sales, estate sales and flea markets all summer.
in some cases i took the original brooch apart, others were already missing parts.
i altered them by adding my glass beads, freshwater pearls and gems.
these are all headed to 'artist's row' at the public market next sunday (september 21st).

alas, i am not really ready to sell them, they are so newly made that we are still on our honeymoon.

3 comments: said...

They are fantastic! Unusual and lovely!

I am the same about some of my creations, I have to keep them for awhile before letting go of them, or even putting them out into the world.

jlle said...

The punctured thumb is really scary, isn't it.

Steph said...

They're beautiful ! I understand you not wanting to part with them ! Oh well, you'll make some more ! ;)